menticide


menticide
'mentɪsaɪd n. brain-washing, systematic replacement of a person's beliefs

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  • menticide — [mɑ̃tisid] n. m. ÉTYM. 1952, Porot; angl. menticide, t. dû à J. A. M. Meerloo, New York 1951, du lat. mens, mentis « esprit », et cide (→ cide). ❖ ♦ Rare. Intervention sur le psychisme d un détenu, visant à infléchir ou détruire sa volonté et sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Menticide — Infobox Single Name = Menticide Artist = Menticide Released = 27 October 2006 Format = Recorded = Genre = EBM / Industrial Length = 10:20 Label = SubSpace (Scandinavia) Writer = Christiaan Riemslag Producer = Menticide is the first official… …   Wikipedia

  • menticide — /men teuh suyd /, n. the systematic effort to undermine and destroy a person s values and beliefs, as by the use of prolonged interrogation, drugs, torture, etc., and to induce radically different ideas. [1950 55; < L ment (s. of mens) MIND + I + …   Universalium

  • menticide — noun brain washing See Also: menticidal …   Wiktionary

  • menticide — men·ti·cide ment ə .sīd n a systematic and intentional undermining of a person s conscious mind: BRAINWASHING * * * men·ti·cide (menґtĭ sīd) [mental1 + cide] brainwashing …   Medical dictionary

  • menticide — reduction of mind by psychological pressure Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • menticide — men·ti·cide …   English syllables

  • menticide — ˈmentəˌsīd noun ( s) Etymology: menti + cide : a systematic and intentional undermining of a person s conscious mind for the purpose of instilling doubt and replacing that doubt with ideas and attitudes directly inimical to his normal ideas and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menticide (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Menticide Img capt = From L to R: Damm, Riemslag Img size = 141 Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Genre = EBM / Industrial Years active = 2006 present Label = SubSpace (Scandinavia) Infacted (Europe)… …   Wikipedia

  • N.M.E. — Infobox Album | Name = N.M.E. Type = Album Artist = Menticide Released = 30 May 2007 (SubSpace) 1 June 2007 (Infacted) 1 October (Gravitator) Genre = EBM / Industrial Length = 36:24 Label = SubSpace (Scandinavia) Infacted (Europe) Gravitator… …   Wikipedia


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